Home grown ketchup

Ketchup was on the canning list this year, being so well loved in this house. Also, it’s pretty hard to find ketchup in the store that’s not loaded with corn syrup. Plus, we conveniently grew most of the ingredients (minus the peaches, hopefully one of the three peach trees will produce next year!) The sweetness…

Herbs for winter

The herbs that we grew this year are all harvested, and either dried, or tinctured, or steeped in oil! ¬†Although some day, I would love an extensive herb garden, right now I focus on just growing a few of my favorites each year. ¬†This year I grew calendula, for skin ailments, and to add to…